Ben Miller: My Hero Tony Hancock

Ben Miller: My Hero Tony Hancock will be broadcast at 22:35 on Tuesday 27th August at 10:35pm (11:35pm in Scotland)

The BBC One Website contains the following synopsis:

Ben Miller explores the extraordinary career of his comic hero, Tony Hancock. Charting Hancock's rise from amateur comedian in Bournemouth to stardom in radio, television and film, Ben discovers a restless perfectionist whose comic gifts were matched only by his talent for self-destruction. Featuring classic clips from Hancock's Half Hour, interviews with collaborators and friends, rare photographs and archive, and Ben's own personal favourite Hancock moments, the film is a tribute to one of Britain's best-loved stars

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